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Learning Web Design: A Beginner’s Guide to HTML, Graphics, and Beyond

By , November 5, 2013 11:06 am

Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to HTML, Graphics, and Beyond

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In Learning Web Design, author Jennifer Niederst shares the knowledge she's gained from years of web design experience, both as a designer and a teacher. This book starts from the beginning-- defining the Internet, the Web, browsers, and URLs -- so you don't need to have any previous knowledge about how the Web works. After reading this book, you'll have a solid foundation in HTML, graphics, and design principles that you can immediately put to use in creating effective web pages.In the second edition, Jennifer has updated the book to cover style sheets and reflect current web standards. She has also added exercises that help you to learn various techniques and short quizzes that make sure you're up to speed with key concepts. The companion CD-ROM contains material for all the exercises in the book, as well as trial versions of Fireworks® MX, and HomeSite™ 5; Adobe ® Photoshop® 7, ImageReady® 7, and BBEdit 7.Learning Web Design, 2nd Edition:Covers the nuts and bolts of basic HTML and style sheets, with detailed examples of formatting text, adding graphic elements, making links, creating tables and frames, and using color on the Web.Explains whether to use GIFs or JPEGs for different types of images, and includes important tips on optimizing graphics for web delivery.Provides dozens of web design do and don'ts, to help you make good web design decisions and avoid common beginner traps.Contains hands-on exercises throughout the book that allow you to try out new techniques along the way.Unlike other beginner books, Learning Web Design leaves no holes in your education. It gives you everything you need to create basic web sites and will prepare you for more advanced web work. If you are interested in web design, this book is the place to start. After finishing it, you'll be ready for the author's bestselling companion reference, Web Design in a Nutshell. Fireworks and HomeSite are trademarks or registered trademarks of Macromedia, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Adobe, ImageReady, and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

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White Space is Not Your Enemy: A Beginner’s Guide to Communicating Visually through Graphic, Web and Multimedia Design

By , October 8, 2013 11:06 am

White Space is Not Your Enemy: A Beginner's Guide to Communicating Visually through Graphic, Web and Multimedia Design

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Designing a brochure or web site without an art background? Step away from the computer and read this breezy introduction to visual communications first. Written for non-designers, White Space is Not Your Enemy is a practical graphic design and layout text introducing the concepts and practices necessary for producing effective visual communications across a variety of formats, from print to Web.This beautifully illustrated, full-color book covers the basics to help you develop your eye and produce attractive work. Topics include:* The basics of effective design that communicates its intended message* Pre-design planning* 13 Layout Sins to avoid* Basic typography* Working with color* Storyboarding for video, Web, and presentions* Information graphics* Mini Art School--all the basics in one chapter* Outputting your work

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The Really, Really, Really Easy Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Website: For Absolute Beginners of All Ages

By , August 27, 2013 11:06 am

The Really, Really, Really Easy Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Website: For Absolute Beginners of All Ages

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Many Internet users would love to have their own Web page—but they haven’t the time, inclination, or budget for learning HTML or hiring professionals. This step-by-step practical guide helps them create a site from scratch, from planning the structure and registering the domain to attracting visitors and updating content. Best of all, the authors’ own supporting Web site offers free software for designing the pages, search engine optimization, and uploading the site to a server…all without knowing HTML! 

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Learning Web Design: A Beginner’s Guide to (X)HTML, StyleSheets, and Web Graphics

By , March 19, 2013 11:03 am

Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to (X)HTML, StyleSheets, and Web Graphics

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Everything you need to know to create professional web sites is right here. Learning Web Design starts from the beginning -- defining how the Web and web pages work -- and builds from there. By the end of the book, you'll have the skills to create multi-column CSS layouts with optimized graphic files, and you'll know how to get your pages up on the Web.This thoroughly revised edition teaches you how to build web sites according to modern design practices and professional standards. Learning Web Design explains:How to create a simple (X)HTML page, how to add links and imagesEverything you need to know about web standards -- (X)HTML, DTDs, and moreCascading Style Sheets -- formatting text, colors and backgrounds, using the box model, page layout, and moreAll about web graphics, and how to make them lean and mean through optimizationThe site development process, from start to finishGetting your pages on the Web -- hosting, domain names, and FTPThe book includes exercises to help you to learn various techniques, and short quizzes to make sure you're up to speed with key concepts. If you're interested in web design, Learning Web Design is the place to start.

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Web Design: A Beginner’s Guide Second Edition

By , November 20, 2012 11:06 am

Web Design: A Beginner's Guide Second Edition

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Essential Skills--Made Easy! Create professional-quality web sites in no time with help from hands-on tutorials. Fully updated to cover the latest technologies and techniques, Web Design: A Beginner's Guide, Second Edition, explains how to analyze site requirements and create a web-development proposal to plan and document your project. You'll learn how to design an attractive, easy-to-use web site, focusing on key issues such as color, layout, navigation, typography, and images. Discover how to incorporate JavaScript, cascading style sheets (CSS), HTML/XHTML, Flash, and more to take your design from mockup to code. Boosting web site traffic through search engine optimization, e-mail design, and online advertising is also covered in this fast-paced guide. Designed for Easy Learning Key Skills & Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Tips--Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated Ready-to-use code at www.mhprofessional.com/computingdownload Wendy Willard is a designer, consultant, writer, and educator who has been involved in web design for more than 13 years. She is the author of HTML: A Beginner's Guide, Fourth Edition, and other books.

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